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Paul McEuen elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has named three Cornell faculty members, including KIC Director Paul McEuen, among its 197 new fellows for 2015.

Tsevi Beatus and Itai Cohen measure 5 millisecond reflex in fruit flies

Fruit fly roll and correction

Postdoctoral fellow Tsevi Beatus, working with Itai Cohen, associate professor of physics, and John Guckenheimer, professor of mathematics, have discovered that flies stabilize themselves during fl

Cohen Group Demonstrates Microscopic Origami Switch

Photographs of a square twist

Itai Cohen's group has found that the square twist origami fold produces a distinct snapping between folded and unfolded states, like a light switch.

William Bialek to give the 2015 Hans Bethe Lecture in Physics


Theoretical physicist William Bialek of Princeton University will be giving the 2015 Bethe Lectures.

Veit Elser's algorithm used to image mimivirus

3D Mimivirus from Elser algorithm

Viet Elser’s technique for reconstructing structure from single-molecule diffraction has been successfully used to image a virus.

Alex Alemi and Matt Bierbaum model the best places to hide in a Zombie Outbreak

When a Zombie outbreak occurs don't call Brad Pitt, Woody Harrelson or Simon Pegg. You'll want to call PhD candidates Alex Alemi and Matt Bierbaum along with Professors Jim Sethna and Chris Myers.

Kyle Shen group can dial in control of strontium iridate

By Brendan Faeth - An artist’s rendering of strontium iridate

Shen's group offers insight on how different “knobs” can change material properties in ways that were previously unexplored or misunderstood.


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